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Apple Online Service Hit By Fault

Disaster struck yesterday for Apple users when they were unable to download or update content due to what is believed to have been caused by their own engineers. The fault affected users for over 11 hours, developing not long before 9am and finishing after 8pm on the evening.


Snapchat User Pics Leaked Online

Update: SnapSaved, the 3rd party site suspected of leaking the photos has finally admitted that they were the source. They took the site down immediately upon discovering their Apache server had been hacked due to a misconfiguration. They do however insist that only 500MB of photos were collected and that not […]


WordPress: The Fascinating Global Stats

WordPress, not to be confused with the WordPress.org project, has recently acquired BruteProject, the free to use plugin service that provides websites with protection. With 8.6 billion global avatars served daily and 450 TB of data being transferred by 9 global datacentres each day, WordPress really has proved to be […]


EE Denies Hiding Online Complaints

Mobile service provider EE has recently been criticised for covering up customer complaints in order to maintain a good image by channelling complaints into private chats to prevent the issues from being visible to the public. Despite these allegations, EE has denied it all, claiming private chat windows are only […]


News Leaked On YouTube Subscription Service Music Key 1

Update: The new music subscription service is rumored to be released next week with select users being chosen as Beta testers, receiving a free subscription to the service for 6 months followed by a discounted price from there on. For those not chosen as Beta testers, the service will cost […]


Online Experimenting: “How Websites Work”

It wasn’t long ago that Facebook was left to apologise after an online experiment that involved manipulating user news feeds was criticised for being un-ethical. Despite the negative press Facebook was given, many other websites have stood by Facebook’s actions, and one of these is OkCupid.


Online Banking: £1billion In Transfers A Day

Customers thrive off the ability to check their bank balance with ease via an app on their smartphone or tablet, although generally prefer to use a PC in order to make large money transfers or do things mortgage related due to increased speed and security. But how has banking changed […]


Private Health Company Investigated After Poor Patient Data Storage Procedures

Up to 10,000 patients may have been affected after a Birmingham based private health company called Diagnostic Health saved unencrypted NHS patient details onto Google Drive, allowing access across staff members using a singular password. The NHS used Diagnostic Health to refer patients for ultrasound scans.